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DFDL | August 2022
Cambodia

The DFDL team is pleased to report that Paul Volodarsky (Senior Legal Adviser; Deputy Head of Real Estate and Construction Practice) was a featured speaker in a webinar on the post-pandemic recovery of the hospitality sector organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (“AmCham”). The panel discussion, “Financing the Return of Thailand’s Hospitality Sector,” was held on 25 July 2022 and presented by AmCham Thailand’s Joint Legal, Tourism and Hospitality Committees ...

DFDL | July 2022
Cambodia

We are pleased to invite you to attend “Cambodia’s Consumer Protection Law – Unfair Contract Terms and its Implications on Key Service Sectors,” an in-person workshop to be held at the Hyatt Rege

DFDL | July 2022
Cambodia

The DFDL team is pleased to announce that David Fruitman (Regional Competition Counsel and Senior Consultant) and Vansok Khem (Partner) have written an article on Cambodia’s new competition law that has been published in a prestigious legal journal.   The Royal Government of Cambodia on 5 October 2021 passed the Law on Competition (“Competition Law”), which was the first of its kind in the Kingdom ...

DFDL | July 2022
Cambodia

DFDL is pleased to announce that DFDL Cambodia and DFDL Vietnam have been shortlisted for the 2022 International Tax Review Asia-Pacific Tax Awards as the Tax Firm of the Year in their respective countries. The 12th annual ITR Asia-Pacific Tax Awards, which announced its shortlists on 7 July 2022, recognize the best performing tax and transfer-pricing firms, teams, individuals and in-house tax advisors across the Asia-Pacific region ...

DFDL | July 2022
Cambodia

DFDL is pleased to announce the promotions of Senesakoune Sihanouvong to Deputy Country Managing Director in the Lao PDR and Standre Bezuidenhout to Partner, effective from 1 July 2022. DFDL Regional Managing Partner Audray Souche offered her congratulations to Senesakoune and Standre and applauded their hard work, legal expertise and quality service to clients ...

DFDL | July 2022
Cambodia

On 28 June 2022, Nearirath Sreng (Deputy Head of Banking, Finance & Technology) was a featured speaker at a workshop called “Movables Finance Legal Knowledge,” which was organized by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank, and the National Bank of Cambodia. The event was held at Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh on 27 and 28 June ...

DFDL | June 2022
Cambodia

Kevin Hawkins (DFDL Partner) was a featured guest on 23 June 2022 at the Vietnam Real Estate Symposium organized by the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AusCham) and Knight Frank, a commercial property firm. The high-profile event was held at the Park Hyatt Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City. Mr. Hawkins joined other industry experts to discuss the current property market in Vietnam and the Southeast Asia region ...

DFDL | June 2022
Cambodia

On 20 June 2022, Clint O’Connell (Partner, Cambodia Deputy Managing Director & Head of the Cambodia Tax Practice) was featured as panellist on e-commerce event organized by the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia with a special join by H.E. Dr. Eng Ratana, Director of the Large Taxpayer Department at the General Department of Taxation and Huy Bunchay, the Head of Business Registration at the Ministry of Commerce ...

DFDL | June 2022
Cambodia

DFDL is pleased to announce Anne Coulon (Regional Legal Adviser – Consultant) has been elected as a vice-president of the European Association for Business and Commerce, Thailand (“EABC”). Anne will serve a two-year term and will be a member of the EABC’s new Executive Committee. The Executive Committee is led by Farid Bidgoli, the new president, and Paranee Adulyapichet and Jan Eriksson, who were also elected as vice-presidents ...

DFDL | June 2022
Cambodia

DFDL was proud to be a sponsor and participant in the France-Cambodia Business Forum which was held on 9 and 10 June 2022 in a range of premium venues across Phnom Penh. Audray Souche (Regional Managing Partner) led a team of DFDL participants that included Charles Amar (Consultant), Etienne Rieuneau (Head of Business Development; Head of Connector Unit) and Julie Keo (Legal Consultant; Business Development Specialist) ...

DFDL | June 2022
Cambodia

A panel discussion organized by DFDL and featuring DFDL experts was highlighted on the website of Cambodia Investment Review on 20 June 2022. The article, headlined “Cambodia’s e-commerce sector seeks clear and regionally uniform regulations,” reported that Nishant Choudhary (Partner and Myanmar Managing Director) was the moderator for the workshop “E-Commerce in Cambodia and Southeast Asia ...

DFDL | June 2022
Cambodia

DFDL is pleased to announce that Clint O’Connell (Partner, Cambodia Deputy Managing Director & Head of the Cambodia Tax Practice) was selected as chairman of the Tax and Legal Advocacy Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (“AmCham”). The announcement was made on 16 June 2022 at an AmCham meeting held at the Rosewood in Phnom Penh ...

DFDL | June 2022
Cambodia

DFDL has been honored by LegalOne for its key role in an historic deal to secure cross-border financing for a solar energy farm in Vietnam – the country’s first-ever “Green loan.” Members of DFDL’s Energy, Mining and Infrastructure practice acted as legal counsel in Vietnam for B.Grimm Power Plc, which secured a USD 186 million loan from the Asian Development Bank (“ADB”) and other key lenders, and its Vietnamese subsidiary Phu Yen TTP Joint Stock Company ...

DFDL | June 2022
Cambodia

On 14 June 2022, DFDL was pleased to host its first-ever Banking, Finance and Technology Day and was honored to welcome an animated audience of business leaders and industry experts to the SOSORO Museum in Phnom Penh. The standing-room only event – which was DFDL’s first conference since the Covid-19 pandemic erupted two years ago – was a series of top-level workshops, all notable for lively discussions of cutting-edge business issues in Cambodia and Southeast Asia ...

DFDL | June 2022
Cambodia

Nishant Choudhary (Partner, Myanmar Managing Director and Head of Regional Dispute Resolution Practice) and Rohan Bishayee (Legal Adviser) recently authored the article “Emergency Arbitration: An Outlook on Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar” published on Linklaters’ blog. In this article, our experts review the emergency arbitration landscape of Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand. They provide a short overview of the legal framework, practical challenges and road ahead for each jurisdiction ...

DFDL | June 2022
Cambodia

On 31 May 2022, DFDL sponsored and was a key participant in “Toward 2065: Thailand Net Emissions Goal” a sustainable energy event in Bangkok organized in collaboration with the French Embassy, Business France

DFDL | May 2022
Cambodia

Asian Legal Business (“ALB”), a branch of Thomson Reuters, has nominated DFDL for two honors at its 18th Annual ALB SE Asia Law Awards: Audray Souche: Managing Partner of the Year (Emerging Markets) Energy and Resources Law Firm of the Year  DFDL extends its congratulations to Audray Souche (Regional Managing Partner) as well as to the members of our Regional Energy Practice team ...

DFDL | May 2022
Cambodia

On 5 May 2022, Jonathan Blaine (Thailand Tax Director) moderated a discussion with the Thai Revenue Department organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, addressing the question: What Does the Global Minimum Tax Mean for Thailand? ...

DFDL | May 2022
Cambodia

On 6 May 2022, Vajiravann Chamnan (Cambodia Tax Director) was a featured guest speaker on E-Commerce Taxation at an event organized by the Cambodian Association of Finance and Technology (“CAFT“), the Preah Srey Içanavarman Museum of Economy and Money (“SOSORO“) and the Cambodian Internet Startup Association (“CISA“) ...

DFDL | May 2022
Cambodia

DFDL is pleased to announce that three of its partners have co-authored the Thailand Country Report in Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, a comprehensive guide to conducting transactions in foreign countries that was published by Wolters Kluwer International ...

DFDL | May 2022
Cambodia

DFDL is pleased to announce that Anne Coulon (Regional Legal Adviser – Consultant) has been elected to the Board of Directors for the European Association for Business and Commerce (“EABC”) in Thailand. Anne was elected to the 11-member board on 28 April at the EABC annual meeting, which was held at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok. Anne is an expert in dispute resolution with more than 18 years of professional experience, notably in France, India, Thailand and Singapore ...

DFDL | May 2022
Cambodia

On 4 May 2022, Bloomberg Tax published an article written by Christine Schwarzl (Regional Transfer Pricing Director) on post-COVID-19 transfer pricing (“TP”) issues and how to manage the risks. The recent global pandemic has profoundly impacted business models and global supply chains, resulting in significant changes to working patterns. Christine discussed the potential TP risks in her article and what taxpayers might do to manage these challenges in the years ahead ...

DFDL | May 2022
Cambodia

On 28 April 2022, Christine Schwarzl (Regional Transfer Pricing Director) was a special guest speaker on a webinar presented by Bloomberg Tax on the implications of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (“OECD”) Pillars 1 and 2 projects. Christine was joined by Andrew Quinn, Partner at the Maples Group, and Nisreen Said (Senior Analyst for Bloomberg Tax). Christine explained the impacts of the latest developments on Asia while Andrew discussed it from a European perspective ...